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Review for Examination 1 Fall, 2010 Why We Study the Classical Period . What were the most important questions raised by the ancient Greeks The Cultural – Historical Context. How did the Sophistic movement begin? What were the most important places/situations for speaking in ancient Athens? What made Athens a likely location for sophistic schools to develop? Sophistic Movement . What did Sophistic schools have in common? What was the significance of taking students away from the city center? What were their teaching methods? Why argument from probabilities? Why speech making? What were the “common places?” How did sophists differ? How did Tisias defend himself when he did not pay Corax? What did the judge and jury think of his method? The Sophist Gorgias. How did he defend his position on Truth? How did he use his own and Zeno’s paradoxes to support his ideas? Know the important questions raised by Gorgias’s Encomium on Helen. The Sophist Antiphon. How did he argue against the Greek distinction between barbarians and Greeks and between against slavery? How did he use the common places?
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